Interview with Gibson, Roy

From the Oral History of Europe in Space Collection

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Recorded in 05 December 2007 Montpellier
Interview by M. Godwin in English

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Open Transcript, Closed Audio

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education, professional career (page: 3-5)
education, professional career: Far East / UK Atomic Energy Authority: 1946-1967 (page: 2)
ESRO: ESTEC: United Kingdom: ESTEC site / ESTEC staff (page: 3, 6-7, 9)
ESRO: ESRIN: Italy (page: 7-8)
ESRO: Esrange Space Centre: applications satellites / sounding rockets (page: 8-9)
ESA: ESA director general: ELDO-ESRO merging / ESA personnel administration / ESA setting up: 1974-1980 (page: 3, 10-11)
ELDO: ELDO secretary general: 1964-1971 (page: 10)
ESRO: ESRO scientific cooperation: United States of America (page: 11)
ESA: ESA scientific cooperation: China / India: 1975-1980 (page: 11)
ESA: Ariane launcher: programme management: Intelsat / France: 1975-1980 (page: 11-12)
space policy: United Kingdom: British National Space Centre: setting up: 1985-1987 (page: 4, 12-13)
space policy: United Kingdom: British National Space Centre: UK space plan: 1986 (page: 13-16)
ESRO: ESRO Convention (page: 13)
space policy: United Kingdom: HOTOL spaceplane (page: 15)
Cited Persons

Bignier, Michel, Dawson, Graham, Lines, Freddy, Matthöfer, Hans, Steele, John

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